The More, The Merrier
Cybersecurity is a team sport, with no point product on the market today able to provide customers with complete protection.
That's why vendors in the space are increasingly forging alliances with one another to either provide protection against a broader array of threat vectors or to address different phases in the cybersecurity life cycle (for example, one vendor might focus on prevention or detection, while the other focuses on mitigation or remediation).
Incident response was at the heart of thee of the eight cybersecurity partnerships unveiled during the Black Hat conference, while endpoint security was a focal point for two of the new alliances. The remaining partnerships addressed everything from social media-based threats and brand abuse to vulnerability testing to network security.
Here's look at eight cybersecurity partnerships that offer the potential to reshape the industry.